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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 6

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 19

    Forbes Releases 36th Annual Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest American

    Forbes Releases 36th Annual Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest American
    “…The billionaires on Forbes’ 2017 ranking of the 400 richest people in America, (“The Forbes 400” p. 86 of the November 14, 2017 Special Issue of Forbes magazine), have a record-breaking, combined total net…
  • Oct 19

    Italian government launches high school program to educate about fake new

    Italian government launches high school program to educate about fake new
    GOOD: “…Starting later this month, the Italian government will be rolling out a program to 8,000 high schools across the country that teaches students how to deal with fake news. In addition to training students how to identify…
  • Oct 19

    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role

    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role
    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role, by Rebecca Bryant, Anna Clements, Carol Feltes, David Groenewegen, Simon Huggard, Holly Mercer, Roxanne Missingham, Maliaca Oxnam, Anne Rauh, and John Wright.…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 20

    Good Old Hyperlink

    Good Old Hyperlink
    By the time I was figuring out my stance on artificial intelligence, the legal tech talk had already moved on to blockchain. So I decided to write about something even more outdated – hyperlinks. Links are the backbone of (legal)…
  • Oct 19

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed
    An amended version of Bill 62, An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality and, in particular, to provide a framework for religious accommodation requests in certain bodies to foster respect for religious neutrality of the state…
  • Oct 19

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 2: Where Is Access to Justice?

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 2: Where Is Access to Justice?
    This blogpost addresses a second shortcoming in the foundational framing and materials for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s unfolding Dialogue on Licensing. In Part 1, I argued that the initial arguments and subsequent materials that…
Rank this Week: 53

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 18

    OPINIONS – October 17, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 17, 2017
    Crouse v. DOL Madison Co. DA 17-0163 2017 MT 254 Civil – Other Matter of N.R.A. and V.A.A. YINC DA 16-0276 2017 MT 253 Civil – Dependent Neglect Matter of M.C. YINC DA 17-0181 2017 MT 252 Civil – Dependent Neglect
  • Oct 13

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017
    City of Helena v. C. Brown DA 17-0019 2017 MT 248 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Oct 11

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017
    King Arthur v. Rosecrance DA 17-0083 2017 MT 251N Civil – Justice Court Appeal State v. T. Allison DA 16-0498 2017 MT 250N Criminal – DUI-Felony Parenting of R.J.N H.E.N. DA 17-0041 2017 MT 249 Civil – Domestic Relations…
Rank this Week: 62

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 61

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 30

    How to Access TWEN

    How to Access TWEN
    If your professor is using TWEN as their course management tool this semester, watch this screencast on YouTube to make sure you are able to find and use TWEN. If you have any questions, contact one of the law librarians!
  • Aug 23

    Welcome, Class of 2020!

    Welcome, Class of 2020!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2020 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 23

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.
    The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and BYU Law students and faculty have access to the newest edition online. A link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online is available from the law … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 78

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Oct 20

    CFP: 2018 Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop — Palo Alto, CA

    CFP: 2018 Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop — Palo Alto, CA
    Columbia Law School, the University of Southern California Center for Law, History & Culture, UCLA School of Law, Georgetown University Law School, Stanford Law School, and the University of Pennsylvania...
  • Oct 20

    Symposium: Public Interest Law — Madison, WI

    Symposium: Public Interest Law — Madison, WI
    The Wisconsin Law Review will hold its 2017 symposium on October 27, 2017. The symposium—entitled titled “Public Interest Mobilization and Access to Justice Movements in the New Democratic State”—will be...
  • Oct 20

    CFP: Human & Fundamental Rights – UFMS Law Review

    CFP: Human & Fundamental Rights – UFMS Law Review
    Revista Dereito UFMS (UFMS Law Review) (Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul) invites authors of the legal community to submit—in English, Spanish, or Portuguese—scientific papers and critical reviews for...
Rank this Week: 86

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 92

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 89

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Oct 19

    Interactive Family Law Forms from Philadelphia Legal Assistance

    Interactive Family Law Forms from Philadelphia Legal Assistance
    Philadelphia Legal Assistance has created interactive forms for some of the more common family law situations. The forms were developed for self-represented litigants and are available on PALawHELP.org. They include:Pennsylvania: Complaint…
  • Oct 17

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library
      The LexisNexis Digital Library has a number of Pennsylvania specific texts and treatises available to Jenkins' members on their desktop. These include law compilations, like Pennsylvania Laws Governing Pennsylvania Businesses…
  • Oct 13

    Special Needs Trust

    Special Needs Trust
      Need a basic introduction on special needs trusts? Check out Nolo's Special Needs Trusts 7th by Urbatsch and Fuller. According to Nolo, this title "shows you how to provide for a loved one with a disability -- without…
Rank this Week: 155

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 19

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016
    Body: ​SC19590 - State v. Connecticut Employees Union Independent ("This case presents the question of whether the public policy of Connecticut demands no less than termination of employment as the only appropriate disciplinary response…
  • Aug 19

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre
    Body: We are excited to announce the launch of our redesigned Newslog. Our goal is to provide visitors with a streamlined and readable blog that provides intuitive access as well as more subscription options.   One new feature is…
  • Aug 17

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16
    Body: ​SC19381 - Newland v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "This certified appeal involves two related claims raised by the petitioner, Gene Newland, for the first time during postconviction proceedings, namely, whether the…
Rank this Week: 126

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 119

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    New Google initiative begins in Pittsburgh

    New Google initiative begins in Pittsburgh
    MIT Technology Review has a story titled "Google Hopes $1 Billion Will Help Americans Adapt to the Future of Work" reporting that "The tech giant may have a guilty conscience. It says it will pony up $1 billion (and 1 million hours of…
  • Oct 11

    ResearchGate starts removing research paper

    ResearchGate starts removing research paper
    Inside Higher Ed reports that ResearchGate, a scholarly social media platform used by scholars to share their work, has started taking down large numbers of research papers because of publishers warnings that many of the papers uploaded there…
  • Oct 6

    Resources Supporting Research On Cybersecurity

    Resources Supporting Research On Cybersecurity
    From the Federal Depositories Library Program:National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), celebrated each October, was established to educate the public about the need to be safe and secure online and to be prepared in the event of a…
Rank this Week: 209

Government Information Blog

Government Information Blog

Posts from the Government Documents Librarian at Brooklyn Law School Library

https://governmentinfo.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 6

    Congress.gov: An Overview

    Congress.gov: An Overview
    Congress.gov is the official website for United States federal legislative information, having replaced the former website, Thomas.gov, which was retired July 5, 2016. The Congress.gov website is a very robust site with many features not…
  • Jul 20

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation
    Federal administrative agencies, which comprise the executive branch of the United States government, are required to conform to the procedures for their administration set out in the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946, which has been…
  • May 26

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released
    The Congressional Record is the official record of the debates and proceedings of the United States Congress.  It is issued daily when Congress is in session, and is published by the United States Government Printing Office (GPO). …
Rank this Week: 162

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for September 2017.Eileen Vanderburgh, Alexander Holburn + Lang LLP - Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy ActBill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors…
  • Sep 14

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website
    Very pleased to announce that Access to Justice BC has launched a brand new website!Many thanks to the A2JBC volunteers that helped the process; and especially the project leadership provided by Jane Morley, Q.C. and Jennifer Muller!
  • Sep 14

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for August.Katherine Hardie - British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeKimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP – Veterinarians ActQuickscribe 2.0 is an…
Rank this Week: 196

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 30

    Free PACER Archive Adds Millions of New Document

    Free PACER Archive Adds Millions of New Document
    The Free Law Project, a California-based non-profit, posted every free written opinion and order available on PACER, the federal courts’ document portal. In total, this new collection contains 3.4 million documents from 1.5 million…
  • Apr 27

    Law Day 2017

    Law Day 2017
    The library will celebrate Law Day on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please stop by the 4th Floor circulation desk for some cake and coffee at 2:30 p.m. while you peruse the Law Day book display! As part of Law Day, … Continue reading →
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!
    Please stop by the 4th floor library tomorrow, April 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. to celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday with cake and coffee. Don’t forget to give a birthday present to yourself! Complete the annual library…
Rank this Week: 169

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    Why legal intranets lets users down!

    Why legal intranets lets users down!
    For anyone who manages an intranet in a law firm, a recent webinar by BA Insight will definitely be of interest. Called "Why Legal Intranets Let Users Down"The Webinar starts with an introduction to the four main issues that BA Insight see as…
  • Jan 4

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!
    It's hot and chrismassy...a win win situation!It seems odd to be writing about something in 2016, that took place in 2015. But that's exactly what I'm doing in this post, which as you may have spotted is called "The future of enterprise…
  • Nov 16

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?
    Two articles recently published on the CMS Wire website have caught my attention because they mention both Social and Knowledge Management, two of my favourite subjects :-)In the first article called "Social to Knowledge Management's Rescue"…
Rank this Week: 194

Hearsay

Hearsay

Westminster Law Library's news and updates. Includes legal research tips, updates on resources (books, databases, websites etc.), event announcements and a news feed from Jurist. For the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law community.

http://westminsterlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 9

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument
    The Summary of the Argument in a brief is, in a nutshell, a summary of the best reasons your client should win the case.  Judges often read the Summary before they read the brief, so the Summary sets up your argument by giving the judge…
  • Apr 3

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief
    As in a legal memorandum, a topic or thesis sentence for a rule explanation in a brief signals your reader that you are introducing new material.  However, unlike a topic sentence in a memo, it is not an objective statement of the rule.…
  • Mar 25

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer
    Writers sometimes mistakenly use the word “infer” when they really mean “imply.” Although the two words are related, they are used differently. To imply means to suggest or express indirectly.  To infermeans to…
Rank this Week: 204

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 414

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Oct 20

    ProPublica spots factual errors in very limited sample of SCOTUS opinion

    ProPublica spots factual errors in very limited sample of SCOTUS opinion
    “ProPublica found seven errors in a modest sampling of Supreme Court opinions written from 2011 through 2015. In some cases, the errors were introduced by individual justices apparently doing their own research. In others, the errors…
  • Oct 20

    Honest Ads Act has bipartisan support

    Honest Ads Act has bipartisan support
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate introduced Thursday the Honest Ads Act in an attempt to create stricter rules and increase transparency for political advertisements placed online. [Text of Bill] The bill — sponsored by…
  • Oct 20

    Weekend Reading: The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

    Weekend Reading: The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump
    Here’s an excerpt from the blurb for Bandy Lee’s The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President (Oct. 3, 2017): Since the start of Donald Trump’s presidential run, one…
Rank this Week: 241

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Oct 19

    Facilitating Law Library Sponsor

    Facilitating Law Library Sponsor
    After another session in a longstanding conversation with my wonderful colleague, Alyson Drake, about the state of the profession, she made the brilliant connection that law libraries need sponsors. In the past 5 or so years, there's been…
  • Oct 17

    Teaching Legal Research in the Books: Necessary or Not?

    Teaching Legal Research in the Books: Necessary or Not?
    Over the course of the last week or so, there's been a lively discussion on the LRW-PROF listerv about teaching legal research using books.The discussion started from this post:At SCU, we have traditionally held one or two class sessions in…
  • Oct 12

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology
    As librarians, we are often the go-to institutional source for teaching technologies. In law, the faculty often look to us to help train on and maintain these technologies for the benefit of the law school community. And with a 21st Century…
Rank this Week: 324

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
Rank this Week: 379

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Oct 18

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
  • Sep 20

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?
    If you have been following legal information news lately, you have probably heard quite a bit about legal analytics – the so-called “MoneyBall” for lawyers.  Litigation outcomes are located, summarized, categorized, and…
  • Sep 11

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
Rank this Week: 286

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Oct 18

    Law Librarians Heading to ORALL Conference

    Law Librarians Heading to ORALL Conference
    If you see fewer people in the library during the next few days it is because several librarians will be attending the annual Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries Conference (ORALL).  The conference is at Case Western Reserve…
  • Oct 17

    Law & Gender, Journals & Database

    Law & Gender, Journals & Database
    If you’re writing a seminar paper, independent study requirement, or note on a gender-related topic, we have plenty of resources for you. Secondary sources like journal articles are a great way to start your research, see what has and…
  • Oct 16

    2Ls: Need Help Finding Your Old Addresses for the Bar Application?

    2Ls: Need Help Finding Your Old Addresses for the Bar Application?
    As I’m sure you know, if you plan to take the bar exam in Ohio you must submit your Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission by November 15, 2017 (or pay a penalty thereafter).  Part of the application requires you to…
Rank this Week: 409

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Oct 16

    Congressional Legislative Research

    Congressional Legislative Research
    With paper deadlines fast approaching, many of you may need to identify relevant Congressional documents for your paper.  Often legislative history research is cumbersome and time consuming.  The Brooklyn Law School Library licenses…
  • Oct 12

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know
    The librarians on the BLS Library staff are members of several professional organizations that meet annually for professional development, information sharing, networking, etc.  The most important aspect of these meetings is to learn…
  • Sep 29

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap
    BLS Library held its 6th Annual Research Fair yesterday, September 28, 2017. Representatives from Bloomberg Law, EBSCO, Lexis Digital Library, Lexis, Westlaw, and Wolters Kluwer were on hand to showcase their databases. Library Director Janet…
Rank this Week: 401

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 408

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 11

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"
    Two new Yale Law Library exhibits… Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection Around the World with Law’s Picture Books Most people would not look for illustrations in law books. However, two exhibitions from the…
  • Aug 15

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!
    Final preparations are underway for our major exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” curated by myself and Mark Weiner (Yale Law Class of 2000). It will display 140 books, drawn exclusively from…
  • Aug 8

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit
    Preparations for our upcoming exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” together with two overseas trips, have kept me from the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog for a while. “Law’s…
Rank this Week: 248

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • May 18

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting
    Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser? I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised b...
  • May 18

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting
    Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser? I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised by...
  • Mar 31

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice
    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice By Jennifer Ellis, Esq. When I became aware of a keyboard made specifically for lawyers, I found myself interested. I didn't think too much about it for the lawyers at my firm, Lowenthal…
Rank this Week: 294

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update
    Q: Thank you for updating the copyright overview on this site. What are the most important changes that you want us to know? A: Because the update reflects changes from 2014 through 2016 it includes a few decisions that readers may be…
  • Apr 11

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update
    Q: Thank you for updating the copyright overview on this site. What are the most important changes that you want us to know? A: Because the update reflects changes from 2014 through 2016 it includes a few decisions that readers may be…
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook
    How will libraries hold onto ebooks and other digital files like mp3s so that readers and scholars in the future can still read them?  The current state of affairs relies on license agreements with publishers who in turn license to…
Rank this Week: 363

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 357

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 360

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 20

    Open Memo Workshops @ the Law Library

    Open Memo Workshops @ the Law Library
    Attention all 1L’s!  Do the demands of legal research daunt and dismay you?  Is your Open Memo taking on herculean proportions?  Despair no more!  The Law Library will be holding a series of Open Memo Workshops in AL…
  • Sep 19

    Pocket Constitutions Available

    Pocket Constitutions Available
    The Law Library is offering free pocket copies of the U.S. Constitution at the 7th-floor Service Desk, guaranteed to settle any argument (or start one)!  Find out what all the fuss is about today, Constitution Day, and, while…
  • Sep 12

    Journal Topic Workshop this Friday

    Journal Topic Workshop this Friday
    Somewhere within you, a great journal article is waiting to be published. What topics are likely to be successful? How do you tell if someone has beaten you to the punch? The Law Library has you covered, with our workshop … Continue…
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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Primary Research Group Report on University Faculty Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tool

    Primary Research Group Report on University Faculty Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tool
    New York-based Primary Research Group has just published a report called International Survey of Research University Faculty: Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tools:"This 76-page report presents data from…
  • Oct 18

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update
    This is an update to the Library Boy post of May 31, 2017 entitled Petition to House of Commons to Fix Crown Copyright.University of Alberta Copyright Librarian Amanda Wakaruk had circulated a petition asking the Government of Canada to make…
  • Oct 16

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future
    The Supreme Court of Canada, in conjunction with the National Judicial Institute, is hosting a symposium on Thursday, October 26 on the future of the court: "Some 110 participants, including the Justices of the Supreme Court, chief justices…
Rank this Week: 870

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Oct 19

    FALQs: Cashless Sweden

    FALQs: Cashless Sweden
    Today’s guest post was authored by Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research consultant covering Scandinavian jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Elin’s recent post, FALQs: Name Day Celebrations in Sweden, motivated…
  • Oct 18

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence
    The Law Library of Congress is pleased to announce that legal and political philosophy professor Jeremy Waldron of New York University School of Law, will deliver the 2017 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence.…
  • Oct 17

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan
    October is ADHD Awareness Month. ADHD, which stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, “is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or…
Rank this Week: 597

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Quand Google Maps et l'appli RATP sont dans les choux

    Quand Google Maps et l'appli RATP sont dans les choux
    Ce mardi 17 octobre 2017, il est 10h35 quand je consulte Google Maps sur mon smartphone pour aller de l'Etoile au 1 rue d'Astorg dans le 1er arrondissement à Paris. GMaps et RATP peuvent vous mettre en retard si vous les prenez…
  • Oct 10

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met tout en ligne depuis 1958

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met tout en ligne depuis 1958
    Sénat Découverte grâce à la recherche d'une juriste et le signalement d'un collègue documentaliste juridique, la page web en question s'appelle "Documents déposés au Sénat". Voici son…
  • Oct 9

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met (presque) tout en ligne depuis 1958

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met (presque) tout en ligne depuis 1958
    Découverte grâce à la recherche d'une juriste et le signalement d'un collègue documentaliste juridique, la page web en question s'appelle "Documents déposés au Sénat". Voici son adresse en clair…
Rank this Week: 671

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Truthiness in Number

    Truthiness in Number
    In 1953, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson famously said of his place of work: "We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final." Brown v. Allen, 344 U.S. 443 (1953) (Jackson, J.,…
  • Oct 9

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Material

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Material
    The Goodson Law Library research guide to North Carolina Practice was updated recently. One of the most important changes? This year's move of the Clarence W. Walker North Carolina Alcove itself – from its former home on Level 2 to its…
  • Sep 28

    First Monday 2017

    First Monday 2017
    Monday, October 2 marks the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court's new October term. The "First Monday in October" has been the Court’s official start date for more than a century, and is codified at 28 U.S.C. § 2 (2012).As shown in…
Rank this Week: 666

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 17

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th
    Each semester, Professors Baker and Drake host a write-in in the law library’s Collaborative Commons, as part of the Scribes …Continue reading →
  • Oct 17

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th
    Each semester, Professors Baker and Drake host a write-in in the law library’s Collaborative Commons, as part of the Scribes …Continue reading →
  • Oct 12

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice
    Nearly all law schools are focusing on preparing “practice-ready” graduates. This approach to legal education was advanced in the 1990’s with …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 985

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Oct 16

    New Books at the Law Library – October 16, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 16, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE1345 .Y34 2018 Robert Yalden et al., Business Organizations: Practice, Theory and Emerging Challenges, 2d ed. (Toronto: Emond, 2018).
  • Oct 10

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV6773.15.C56 P67 2017 Claudiu Popa, The Canadian Cyberfraud Handbook: A Professional Reference: How to Keep Up with the Evolution of Deceptive Practices and Reduce the Erosion of Online Trust (Toronto Thomson Reuters…
  • Oct 2

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: DA965.H44 B76 2017 Eugene Broderick, John Hearne: Architect of the 1937 Constitution of Ireland (Newbridge: Irish Academic Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K4475 .C63 2017 Arthur J. Cockfield & David S. Kerzner,…
Rank this Week: 651

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Oct 13

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15
    Zief Library will be closed from October 13 to October 15. As of today, we plan to reopen at our usual time on October 16. University leadership announced on October 12 that all classes and events at USF are canceled...
  • Aug 28

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, has been operating for seven years (congratulations!). This post contains a helpful A-Z subject listing of all of the research guides published since In Custodia Legis began posting. Check…
  • Aug 21

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized
    Organizing legal research can be challenging, particularly when you're gathering sources from web pages, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and a host of other legal research sources. PowerNotes is a new online research tool designed to make legal…
Rank this Week: 763

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Oct 13

    Library Puzzle

    Library Puzzle
    In case you missed the puzzles being assembled at the library circulation desk: the Harley-Davidson is complete, the Harry Potter is under way, and the Pollock has been moved out of sight (due to deflating puzzle morale).  Filed under:…
  • Sep 27

    Outlining 101

    Outlining 101
    Worried about outlines? What are they? Should you write your own or use someone else’s? When should you start putting one together? The whole thing can seem overwhelming, but with just a few tips, you’ll be an outlining pro.…
  • Sep 25

    Let’s Get Clinical – experiential learning is an ABA requirement

    Let’s Get Clinical – experiential learning is an ABA requirement
    By Colleen Hampton It is that time of year, folks: time to consider experiential learning opportunities. The deadline for Spring 2018 Clinic and Externship opportunities is September 27th.  And if you started school in 2016 you are…
Rank this Week: 576

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

Covers British Columbia and federal legislation, court rules, judicial appointments, notable cases, recent reports and articles, websites of interest to legal researchers, and library news.

http://www.courthouselibrary.ca/
  • Oct 12

    Recently Added

    Recently Added
    The art of drafting the commercial contract, 2017 Overcome error and oversight when drafting and reviewing commercial contracts. Content includes: Control the Drafting The Agreement’s Skeleton Principles of Clear Writing …
  • Sep 18

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018
    For the 2017/2018 school year, the Law Society is inviting all Grade 12 students and any secondary school students who have taken, or are currently enrolled in either Law 12 or Civic Studies 11, to submit an essay on the following topic: How…
  • Sep 18

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018
    For the 2017/2018 school year, the Law Society is inviting all Grade 12 students and any secondary school students who have taken, or are currently enrolled in either Law 12 or Civic Studies 11, to submit an essay on the following topic: How…
Rank this Week: 665

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Oct 12

    Tech Thursday: Tune Up Your PC

    Tech Thursday: Tune Up Your PC
    Is you computer running slow? Click Here to read PCMag's article on the best Tune-Up Utilities for 2017.
  • Oct 5

    Tech Thursday: How To Unsubscribe From Email List

    Tech Thursday: How To Unsubscribe From Email List
    Click Here to read PCMag.com's article on how to unsubscribe from email lists.
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Code Gets a New Title 34 (Crime Control and Law Enforcement)

    U.S. Code Gets a New Title 34 (Crime Control and Law Enforcement)
    The United States Code now has a new Title 34. Although Title 34 has been empty since 1956, it is now captioned Crime Control and Law Enforcement. However, there is no new content. It is simply a reorganization of content...
Rank this Week: 794

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest
    It’s October, and our spookiest patron, Stanley, is here with his fiancée, Stella, and their service dog Spike to work on his case. This year they are joined by their friends Blanche and Tennessee. Send your selfie with one or…
  • Aug 25

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to…

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to Hurricane Harvey, the law school building will close at noon today (8/25/2017) and will remain closed through the weekend. (Next update 8/27/2017)
  • Aug 23

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny & Riot

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny & Riot
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist             On this day in 1917, over 100 African American soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 24th US Infantry disobeyed orders,…
Rank this Week: 659

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Sep 21

    Celebrating 75 Years of UW Law Library’s “The Freeing of the Slaves” mural

    Celebrating 75 Years of UW Law Library’s “The Freeing of the Slaves” mural
    This year marks the 75th anniversary of UW Law School’s iconic mural, The Freeing of the Slaves. The mural, which was completed in July 1942, was created by artist John Steuart Curry, who is considered one of the most important American…
  • Sep 20

    Using Infographics in Strategic Planning & Assessment

    Using Infographics in Strategic Planning & Assessment
    The UW Law Library engages in regular strategic planning and assessment of our effectiveness in achieving our mission and realizing our goals.  At the beginning of the academic year, we develop a strategic plan consisting of three parts:…
  • Sep 14

    Access LLMC Digital Remotely With Your Wisconsin State Law Library Card

    Access LLMC Digital Remotely With Your Wisconsin State Law Library Card
    LLMC Digital is a searchable archive of historical primary legal sources for Wisconsin, the United States, and other jurisdictions. Wisconsin materials included in LLMC’s collections include historical Wisconsin reports, session laws,…
Rank this Week: 752

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Aug 31

    Labor Day weekend hour

    Labor Day weekend hour
    Below are the library hours for Labor Day weekend. Enjoy your holiday! September 2 9 am. to 5 p.m. September 3 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. September 4 CLOSED For more information on library hours see our webpage.
  • Jul 27

    Summer hour

    Summer hour
    The law library hours for the rest of the summer are below. We will resume regular hours on Monday, August 13. Enjoy your summer! Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Jun 30

    4th of July hour

    4th of July hour
    The law library will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th. Enjoy the holiday! For more information on library hours see our website.
Rank this Week: 700